MTN Cameroon employees commit to quality education for all

MTN Cameroon, leader of the telecommunications sector in Cameroon, has announced the launch of the 11th edition of its 21 Days of Y’ello Care programme.

MTN will mobilise to support education for all initiatives during the 21 Days of Y’ello Care programme, a voluntary charitable initiative initiated by the MTN Group which each year engages its employees to carry out for 21 days, social actions for the welfare of communities in the Operations of the Group, worldwide.

For the 2017 edition, activities shall be rolled-out in several localities in Cameroon. To this effect, the employees of MTN have retained several high-impact projects that they shall fund and realise themselves, notably:

  • The construction and equipping of a scientific laboratory and library at Government Bilingual High School Bobongo Petit-Paris in Douala; best school in the Littoral Region at the last classification by the Baccalauréat Board;
  • The digitaistion of teaching material of the University of Buea, and the provision of an eLearning platform accessible with or without internet connectivity;
  • The collection of books to equip several school libraries across Cameroon;
  • The digitisation of educational content destined for the YelloBook.cm digital library.

“These projects will have a direct impact on over 25,000 students and teachers. The commitment of MTN employees is maintained for the 11th consecutive year. It is our contribution to make education a determining weapon to change lives in Cameroon,” said Philisiwe SIBIYA, Chief Executive Officer of MTN Cameroon.

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